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Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) has an exciting career opportunity for a Principal or Sr. Principal Parts, Material & Processes Standards Engineer (Electrical Interconnects) to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. The team provides an efficient and effective common parts management capability to balance the needs for Program specialization, industry compliance and Enterprise optimization. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA with regional travel of up to 25%.
The NGAS Parts, Materials and Processes (PM&P) Standards Team is seeking a Senior Principal PM&P Standards Engineer - Electrical Wires, Cables, and Harnesses, who will be responsible for supporting various NGAS programs including supporting as an on-site Standards focal for the Palmdale facility. The selected candidate will support Standards Engineering efforts related to primarily electrical interconnect systems (connectors, wire, cable, harness) and may support Electrical/Electronic component technologies (e.g. passives, actives, hybrids, relays). PM&P Standards Engineering supports the spans the product life cycle from design through manufacturing and maintenance. The Standards Engineer will be collaborating with other Standards Engineers and support near term responsibilities.
Subject matter expert in Electrical Connectors, Interconnects, Components, Wires and Harnesses.
Act as Standards focal for Palmdale site and facilitate discussions between Mechanical and Electrical teams
Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations
Develops technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
Define and maintain the internal Specs & Standards "catalog" of Electrical Interconnects and Application Manuals, Electrical/Electronic Standards drawings & documentation and the underlying infrastructure (including CAD/PDM/PLM tool suite).
Performs Supplier Process Audits and work with suppliers for parts and process qualifications
Creates and maintains electrical-related Standards & Process spec documents and updating related parts managements systems.
Service the system/product Design Engineering community with part selection, application, and assembly/installation guidance through 1-on-1, design review, and peer review scenarios
Analyze and provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex and difficult problems
Communicate clearly and frequently with team members, customers and applicable stakeholders to ensure customer requirements are met including
Some travel is required while supporting a variety of NGAS programs.
Work is performed without appreciable direction.
This requisition may be filled at either a Principal or Sr. Principal Engineer level.
Basic Qualifications for a Principal level:
Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal level:
Salary Range: $92,200 USD - $138,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $114,300 USD - $171,500 USD
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.
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